Weave it yourself – tutorial videosZobacz i wypleć! DIY
Production: The Serfenta Association
Videos available online (it's necessary to log in) or in DVD version (2 boxes with 2 films).
You can also buy special tools in Serfenta - basketry needles for straw technique.
Box 1 – films 1, 2. Box 2 – films 3, 4.
Take a look how the final effect is presenting: kabłącok, straw basket, cattail shopper.
Box 1 – videos 1, 2.
Video 1. Fruit basket
Weaving a traditional basket with a round base made of green willow. Basing on this technique, you can weave other shapes of baskets too. The basket is presented by master Grzegorz Gordat from the region of Lublin, who has already gained the title of the master of tradition despite his young age.
Duration: 73 minutes
Video 2. Cattail shopper basket
A basket - bag made of an unusual material – bulrush, also called cattail (Typha latifolia). You can see the final effect - shopper - in our shop. It is presented how to make it by the master of tradition Helena Rogala. called The Queen of cattail.
Duration: 66 minutes
Box 2 – videos 3, 4.
Film 3. Kabłącok basket
This unique basket has an unusual shape – semicircular with a flat wall, supported by a bow, made of unbarked willow. Baskets of this type are woven in the extraordinary basketry village of Lucimia and it is a part of our national heritage. The basket is present by the basket maker master Czesław Kostka.
Duration: 56 minutes
Film 4. Straw basket
Sewing with rye straw is a typical technique in the region of Podlasie. The instructions presented in the video help you create straw baskets, mats, vases, bowls, and plates. The technique is presented by the master of tradition Zoja Majstrowicz. You can see step by step how she is weaving.
Duration: 58 minutes